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Originally Posted by liskawc View Post

i read it yet you did not define what misuse or overuse is, meaning i can interpret them freely: misuse: there are ads somewhere on the website, overuse: there is at least one ad on the site

Those are clearly the appropriate definitions of each term in this case.
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Youtube ads just went crazy lately. Ads never really bothered me until that fracking time. I just got adblocker on chrome and FF. Boy that thing work!

I would even bet our brain gets used to not take attention to special places (left, right and top) of a website. You end not even seeing these ads.
Same for TV, I can't recall a single ad that leaded to a purchase. I just close TV or do something else as soon as there is ads if I ever watch TV.
Probably subconscious, when you need something you will buy the one you saw on TV instead of the unknown brand.

Anyway, I think this aspect of the society is quite annoying, we are always solicited to spend our money. It is like there is one thing working in our world and it is always about making more money.
Those ads companies, make money by promoting products. They charge X amount for like every 5 000 000 clicks. Website owner make Y$ for every 500 000 clicks. The biggest loser is the ads companies, not the little website making money out of every clicks.
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post #83 of 173
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Originally Posted by Kaldari View Post

Those are clearly the appropriate definitions of each term in this case.
obviously i was exaggerating, but imo there are no objective ways to quantify when the ads are not obtrusive yet appealing. if they are very subtle and few as for example in this page https://sites.google.com/site/mikesaunby/x11vncfornokia7702
or if they are plenty and flashy as for example this site
http://thepiratebay.se/search/asd/0/99/0
both are annoying in my opinion, as i -notice- them.

noticing ads does serves their purpose, but to me that is a distraction[even if only for 2secs while i read it], hence i believe that if someone wants to disable ads to be able to enjoy
the website he is viewing that is their right and if mozilla makes that as simple as possible, then even better
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There are ads on the internet? Hard to tell with ad blocker.

Yup, when I'm not at home and use my phone to surf the web I"m kinda thrown off at all the ads from regular sites that I visit.
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What do you people think websites like this run on? Unicorn juice? You get rid of internet advertisement, you lose websites like Overclock.Net
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What do you people think websites like this run on? Unicorn juice? You get rid of internet advertisement, you lose websites like Overclock.Net

That's why there's people like you, so these websites keep on running.
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That's why there's people like you, so these websites keep on running.

"Like me"?

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That's why there's people like you, so these websites keep on running.

Gotta love the sense of entitlement lots of people have nowadays "I want everything for nothing!"
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Why should Mozilla even care about anything these people have to say?

By the way I don't use adblock because watching a 30 second clip to listen to music freely on Youtube is bearable, and it pays the artist. Ads really don't bother me unless they are really invasive.
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This whole argument in a nutshell:

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